Deer-vehicle collision data helps researchers calculate peak rutting periods

...used the results to calculate the peak of whitetail rutting activity, which varies widely across the state.Typically, biologists examine fetuses from dead deer to calculate the time of conception, which occurs during the rut."Numerous studies have...

Dead deer retrieved from roadways down in Columbia, Richmond counties

...between 2005 to 2012. There are an estimated 1.2 million deer throughout the state, said Charlie Killmaster, state deer biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The number of deer carcasses retrieved by animal services in the two counties...

Georgia man faces prison again for stealing sea turtle eggs

...captured the first time, we thought, 'What are the chances of that ever happening again?'" said Mark Dodd, a wildlife biologist who heads the sea turtle recovery program for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Sea turtle conservationists say...

October's light helps us see God's full vision

...not indiscriminately sacrificed. They met their end as a gift to the very earth that gave them life. As Lewis Thomas, the biologist and writer, reminds us, "We have always had a strong hunch about our beginnings, thus we took the word for earth humus...

Biologists tag turtles with satellite transmitters

...Island to lay their eggs, the biologists were waiting to put satellite...satellite tracking system, biologists can say where the sea turtles...said Sally Murphy, a biologist with the state Natural Resources...in the ocean," she said. Biologists had also thought the type...

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Biologists start 2-year fish study

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural...immature red drum, according to the biologists. The department regularly conducts...information," Mr. Woodward said. Biologists will collect red drum at sites along...

Wildlife biologists band stork chicks to ensure their survival

...bandanna, the chick calmed enough to allow biologists to wrap an identification band around...banded by U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologists, like Robinette, to make sure they...his waist in murky water assisting the biologists. Robinette said some young wood storks...

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Longtime biologist helped Georgia's programs grow

...retiring, the Georgia Wildlife Resources biologist looks forward to more of the same...almost anything else you'd expect a game biologist to do.And for the most part, it's...scoring sessions, according to wildlife biologist Mike Caudell. Although the program is...

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Biologists trying to find cause of elk deaths in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Biologists are trying to determine what is causing the biggest elk die-off...possible clue is the discovery of muscle lesions in the downed elk. Biologists hope to learn whether the injuries caused the elk to fall or were...

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Biologist says `antis' wrong; no hunting won't help wildlife

...said veteran South Carolina wildlife biologist Robert Gooding. "We are seeing that...weaken the animals' constitutions," the biologist said. Gooding said other wildlife species...creeping into back yards more frequently. Biologists say deer are very adaptable to where...

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